Aroma: Sweet, warm-spicy, slightly peppery note. Smells just like the spice commonly used in cooking, a bit oriental and exotic.
Latin Name: Myristica fragrans
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Cultivation Method: Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Extracted From: Dried nutmeg seed
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: Comforting and soothing. Aphrodisiac, euphoric, and elevating.
History: Well known as a domestic spice worldwide. The nutmeg grown in Indonesia and Sri Lanka is called East Indian and is considered superior to the West Indian nutmeg grown in Grenada.
Specific Safety Information: Used in large doses nutmeg has toxic effects leading to nausea, stupor and irregular heart beat. Avoid in pregnancy and with small children. Contraindicated with certain medical conditions; consult with your Doctor if you have questions before use.
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